CHAPTER 203

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 169

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO LICENSING OF INSURANCE PRODUCERS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend § 1706, Title 18 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 1706. Application for license.

(b) (1) Each resident application shall further contain a statement of the applicant's criminal history, which the applicant shall obtain from the Delaware State Bureau of Identification pursuant to § 8513(a)(2) of Title 11. Each resident applicant and nonresident applicant that has declared Delaware to be his or her home state shall also provide a federal criminal history report from the Federal Bureau of Identification. Any person applying for a resident license (whether license, whether a resident applicant or a nonresident applicant that has declared Delaware to be his or her home state) state, shall submit, to the State Bureau of Identification, his or her name, Social Security number, age, race, sex, date of birth, height, weight, hair and eye color, address of legal residence and such other information as may be necessary to obtain fingerprints and other necessary information to the State Bureau of Identification in order to obtain all of the following:

a. a report A report of the person’s entire criminal history record from the State Bureau of Identification and or a statement from the State Bureau of Identification that the State Bureau of Identification Central Repository contains no such information relating to that person.

b. a report A report of the person's entire federal criminal history from the Federal Bureau of Investigation pursuant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation appropriation of Title II of Public Law 92-544 (42 U.S.C. § 250a) (28 U.S.C. § 534) or a statement that the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s records contain no such information relating to that person.

(2) The State Bureau of Identification shall be the intermediary for purposes of this section and the Department shall be the screening point for the receipt of said federal criminal history reports required by paragraph (b)(1)b. of this section. All information obtained pursuant to this subsection shall be forwarded by the State Bureau of Identification to the Department. All costs associated with obtaining the criminal history reports required by this subsection shall be borne by the applicant.

(3) The State Bureau of Identification shall forward all information obtained under this subsection to the Department.

(4) A person required to obtain criminal history reports under this subsection is responsible for any costs associated with obtaining the criminal history reports.

Approved March 17, 2016